A globe © Philipp Arnoldt

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Traveling to Israel Patient and Calm

"My tip for students who currently want to go abroad? Make sure you have a lot of patience! And remain calm. It is incredibly difficult to predict anything in advance as the situation changes rapidly." TU Berlin student Maja Denisova is spending a semester abroad in Tel Aviv during the pandemic and reports on her experiences there.

Three women © Janine Rülicke

New Ideas from All over the World for TU Berlin

“There are many different ways to tackle the same problem, and a completely different approach might yield better results. That was a very important lesson for me,” says Nadja Wisniewski. She spent a week at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology as part of the staff mobility program. Now she is sharing what she learned with her colleagues at the University Library.

Abdul Alzuab © Philipp Arnoldt

“I Learned that I Can Be at Home Anywhere.”

Abdul Alzuabi has arrived – in Germany, in Berlin, at Technische Universität Berlin. In 2016, he took part in the In(2)TU Berlin program for refugees. Just four years later, he has completed his master’s degree in Civil Engineering and is about to start his professional career.

Desert © TU Berlin/ZAA

Adventure in the Desert

Crossing the desert in a pickup truck, camping under the stars, and a look at the most highly developed optical instrument in the world, located 2600 meters above sea level in Chile: All this was part of six students’ experience participating in the module “Astronomy and Astrobiology in the Atacama Desert”.

Six persons. Student embassadors © Uta Konopka/DAAD

Student Ambassadors from TU Berlin

Kaunas, Mexico City or Santa Barbara: Approximately 20 TU Berlin students are part of a campaign titled “weltweit studieren - ERLEBE ES”. As correspondents, they offer a look at student life abroad and share valuable tips for other students, taking the fear out of the adventure of a semester abroad.

Global responsibility

Globes © Dominic Simon

The "Global South"

In a new strategy paper, TU Berlin has committed its support for work with the Global South. Six cooperative research projects have already been awarded funding.

several people talking © Dominic Simon

“ENHANCE“ - A Joint Campus for Europe

His idea caught on immediately: In September 2017, French President Emmanuel Macron called for the creation of at least 20 European universities by 2024. TU Berlin is one of them. Together with six European partner universities, it succesfully took part in the second call of the European Commission’s “European Universities Initiative”.

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